Senior Audit Manager General|
Provide independent, objective assurance over the Group's internal control framework and assist business line management by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. Assist monitoring and continual assessment of strategic, credit, operational and other risks from business activities. Prepare and deliver written evaluations and recommendations to executive management team, and for review by the corporate board, audit committee and external regulators. Ensure external audit or regulatory criticisms of assigned businesses are corrected. Maintain the audit issues tracking database to ensure identified risks/issues are addressed by business management. Coordinate a continuous audit program for the businesses assigned and ensure results are used in audit planning. Ensure continuous audit programs are carried out effectively and efficiently and are maintained current. Review and submit audit reports or conclusions for each audit conducted or supported, ensuring reports accurately reflect audit findings documented in audit working papers. Ensure related risks, conclusions and recommendations are reasonable and well based and all audit reports are prepared in an efficient, timely and concise manner. Ensure identification of business process improvements for segments audited as appropriate, to enhance operational effectiveness, customer service quality and efficient use of Company resources. Ensure compliance monitoring and internal controls are in place, including processes for management of operational risk, in accordance with Company and regulatory standards. Assist in the development of the annual audit plan and manage the successful completion of the plan; identify audit process improvements to increase productivity, efficiency and contribution to economic profit without impacting effectiveness. Coordinate the audit process of identifying and evaluating risk and assessing the adequacy, effectiveness and compliance of internal controls utilized to contain risks. Communicate significant issues to executive and senior management and make appropriate recommendations. Maintain consistent interaction with business unit and corporate executive management to ensure existing and emerging business risks and significant issues are identified and communicated in a timely and proactive basis. Provide mentorship on career development of the professional audit staff, ensuring training and recruiting efforts focus on staff needs. Complete other related duties as assigned. Provide management direction to foster effective selection, development and reward of subordinates while contributing to initiatives in support of the Company's Diversity programs. Work on development, design and execution of audit scope for assigned segments and recommend related overall audit plan coverage. Assist management in the assessment of planned controls for high risk project activities for businesses supported; recommend appropriate project life cycle controls to ensure end results do not pose undue organizational risks. Maintain current knowledge of business, organizational, audit and technological changes as well as pertinent internal and regulatory policy and procedural requirements to ensure audit integrity, process innovation and service quality. Make adjustments to audit methods and systems as appropriate; interact with other Group Audit areas to develop coordinated approaches and leverage expertise as appropriate. Ensure value-added audit work is completed in accordance with Group Audit Standards Manual (GASM) and Group Audit North America Instruction manual (GANA IM) requirements.
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Qualifications & Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Financial Mathematics, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field, plus 5 years of experience in job or 5 years in a related position. Minimum of 5 years proven and progressive audit, business, and/or accounting experience or equivalent. Experience working with a diverse group of individuals at all levels. Experience exercising discretion, working independently within broad guidelines, tactfully handling sensitive and confidential data and completing assignments timely. Experience using pertinent mainframe systems and software packages. Strong managerial, written and verbal communication skills, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, decision-making and interpersonal skills. EMPLOYER WILL ACCEPT ANY SUITABLE COMBINATION OF EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE.